Date Announcement for the 2015 Parade!

Date Announcement for the 2015 Parade!

The 2015 Houston Art Car Parade will take place on Saturday, April 11! Click through to read the entire press release.

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THANK YOU HOUSTON!

THANK YOU HOUSTON!

To all of the amazing artists, volunteers, and enormous crowd who came out on Saturday we thank you! Photo from JohnRMoffitt via Twitter

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Houston's largest FREE public event needs lots of fuel!

Houston's largest FREE public event needs lots of fuel!

As Houston’s largest free public art event, the parade and all Art Car Weekend events would not be possible without generous help from corporate sponsors, foundation grants, in-kind donations and ...

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The Houston Art Car Weekend is fantastic, fun, and the Parade is FREE!

The Houston Art Car Weekend is fantastic, fun, and the Parade is FREE!

It is the Largest Art Car Parade in the world! Art Car Weekend is the Orange Show's biggest outreach program, a vehicle for the message that art is an integral ...

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The Legendary Art Car Ball presented by Arts Brookfield

April 10, 2015, 6 p.m.

FRIDAY, APRIL 10th 6PM - 11PM I & II ALLEN CENTER HOUSTON, TX 77002   ENTERTAINMENT TO BE ANNOUNCED IN ... read more

Reserved Seating at the Houston Art Car Parade

April 11, 2015, noon

Stadium seating along the Houston Art Car Parade route, in front of the Kids Zone at Sam Houston Park, is available for ... read more
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history of the art car parade

The Art Car Parade is the highlight of a three-day celebration of the drive to create: Art Car Weekend. But it all began with a donated 1967 Ford staton wagon and $800 worth of paint and plastic fruit. And now, 26 years later, it attracts 250+ vehicles (and other entries) from 23 states, Canada, and Mexico. Learn more about how it all began...read more

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art cars through the years

  • 2439-2011 05 Art Car Lineup by eschipul-2966
  • "Newsfix Art Car" by CW39 and Gonzo247
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  • "Brunnehilda's Encore" by Houston Grand Opera
  • Amy Lynch Kolflat, Juniper Jairala, Mark Villarreal and Morgan Mahana 2
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